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as soon as they take the is stage in respective cities. good evening thanks for joining us. >> i'm carolyn johnson. president now has at least 275 electoral votes enough to serve 4 more years in the white hous house. >> abc news first made the projection-hour ago or so when the president won in the battle ground state of ohio and we can show you now the updated electoral college map so crucial to the process. again 2 70 votes needed to win. president obama after winning in key states like ohio has 2 81 electoral votes. again over the 2 70 to win. romney at this moment with florida stit still to be heard from and couple other states like virginia h2o 3 electoral votes. >> team coverage for you tonight. laura is live at mitt romney election headquarters in boston. >> and mark live in chicago at the obama headquarters and mark let's start with you there obviously an exciting time in chicago. >> half hour ago when they made the announcement this place erupted. reminded me of 4 years ago in grant park. let me show you the crowd, mike move up to the front of the little riser spac
. let's get right to 7 news weather anchor spencer christian who is tracking the storm on radar for us tonight. >> here's live doppler 7 hd and rainfall quite steady up in the north bay throughout the day into the evening hours now shifting south to east through the central part of the bay area and there are wet spots out there which is giving you reason for caution. you can see a line of showers and rainfall. some light to moderate. maybe local heavy downpour through novato and sonoma out to vallejo and moving into san francisco. let's close in in marin county south to tiburon and down to the marina area of san francisco. we have got an area of pretty steady rain fall right now and we expect to it expand over the next couple hours and reach other parts of the bay area. this has been the pattern as we loop the radar over the last 3 hours. moving east and south than it had been doing early in the day. all of us will have wet areas by early morning. rainfall total past 24 hours over 4 inches in novato. inch in santa rosa. see most of it has been in the north bay. about to get a n
powerful storm arrives. i'm dan ashley. get ready for the next round of storms that could bring us rain everyday until sunday. sandhya patel is tracking it. she is here. >> the showers beginning to increase in the north bay on live doppler. we have our own radar and you can see light showers right around cloverdale, ukiah and 101. we have a stronger storm coming and it will be a slow moving system. this is the storm that will bring us heavy rain. we have a third system that is due in this weekend. i want to show you the second system first. the one that is going to affect us first thing tomorrow morning. at 5:00 a.m. the north bay and doesn't shift south very quickly. it will take its time. at 1:00 p.m. most of the focus of the light rainfall in the north bay. by evening things started to change. we started to pick up moisture across the coastline and more rain moves in bayh 5:00 p.m. tomorrow. when all is said and done the rainfall totals are impressive. i'll be back with the details on that. applause look what concerns we have is flooding, advisories and warnings. >> dan: this is what
to achieve on the picket line today. >> we sent the message to the port if you don't take us seriously, we have the ability to shutdown the port. >> reporter: this the scene at the port of oakland all business shutdown. there is a picket line at the oakland airport, they are not impacting travel. they say they do not want to keep people from going on their holiday trip. they want to impact here where the port does eight million dollars worth of business everyday. they hope to hold the line all day. the port is hoping to get in worked out and everything open by the time the next shift comes in at 4:00. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> hundreds of bay area nurses have walked off the jobs for the second time in three weeks california nurses association says nurses are striking at eight hospitals operated by sutter health, and two san jose hospitals operated by hospital corporation of america they are holding rallies and picketing, over staffing levels, sick leave and other issues. here's a map of the hospitals affected: medical centers in oakland, berkeley, castro valley, san leandro, antioch,
situation right now. some sort of chemical may have leaked. fire dispatch tells us theory valuating people on the scene. we have a reporter on the way. we'll bring you any information as it develops. >>> get ready to get soaked. today we have fog so thick that flights are delayed at the airport. sfo may still experience delays we may get more fog tomorrow and then come the rains and potential flooding. sandhya is here with the details. sandhya. >> let's check out live doppler 7 hd writ now. we have fog around parts of the bay area and already getting thick. let me show you the visibility right now. less than a quarter of a mile in novato. dense there. visibility dropped to 2 miles in fairfield and napa where it's foggyy. fog around santa rose down to 4 miles so the morning commute will include areas of dense fog. could see some delay at sfo once again and as we look beyond tomorrow we are watching for several storms. this is the first one due in here on wednesday. here's theecond storm and third storm coming in here. i'll have the timing of these systems and exactly when the he
us? we are human beings. >> everybody is devastated they don't know if they are coming or going. >> reporter: the storm has moved into new england, boston could get as much as four inches of snow. >> that storm is affecting air travel here with many flights this morning either cancelled or delayed. katie marzullo joins us with more on that. >> reporter: things are starting to get back to normal there are still residual cancellations and delays. major airlines have cancelled 600 flights across the country today mostly here in the east that sounds like a lot, it is many consider this, yesterday that number was 1600. this is jfk, newark, laguardia, delays moderate to significant on the delay index down from excessive which is what it was rated this morning many things are improving in the bay area. a spokesman at sfo says flights are better today than yesterday when 30 flights were cancelled today there's a total of 12. majority of those are arrivals, not departures. as for delays, the faa does not have any scheduled right now flights are still an hour or two behind in some places.
for the community that they are gathering together and having an appropriate responsive, also reminds us how fragile life is and how leyla will be missed. >> reporter: she says some of the students even painted their fingernails blue. police say at the time of the accident it was very foggy, maybe because of the moisture on the ground her tires slipped. they don't know why the accident happened, they are still trying to figure it out. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> traffic is being allowed in and out of treasure island now that a six hour police standoff is officer. police say an unidentified man shot and killed himself during the incident it started after 11:00 last night police chased the man from nob hill to treasure island. they believe he had a gun and was driving a stolen car. police put treasure island on lockdown here are pictures of residents who were stuck in san francisco this morning. one of our viewers sent this picture of him and his roommates they had to urn to the red cross when they were told they couldn't go them to to treasure island. once again, all lanes are now reopened. >>> th
-11 and not going into that location. >>reporter: the worry include more crime. traffic. loitering. the site used to be home to italian deli. under grandfather clause the deli was allowed in the residential zon zone. building has now been vick anti-for nearly two years. that's where the problem lies. if the building has been discontinued or abandoned for 6 months it's to revert back to residential use. that's what the city is now debating. >> they were continuing to market it. they were continu continuing to keep it up in good repair. >>reporter: neighbors say it was abandoned but the city community development director says the new lapped lord made minor repair to the interior of the old deli showing they weren't abandoning the building. >> was it ever abandoned. what is that definition of abandonment? >>reporter: residents say that even if it was not abandoned it most certainly has been discontinued in use for more than 6 months and of course lawyers for 7-11 and the building owners are saying that they risk about 4 million dollars each lose going this does not go in. if not allowed to
night and more to come. let's get right to spencer with tracking all of it for us on radar tonight. >> it is indeed going to get stormy. in fact the north bay has seen a lot of stormy weather tonight. this is the way it looks right now and throughout the late afternoon and early evening hours most of the active weather has been pushing into the north bay. that's the area getting drenched writ now. you can see pockets of locally heavy rainfall in places like fort ross and north of santa rosa at bodega bay and up near sea ranch. all but moving into the north bibay but we see batch beginning to push towards the golden gate into san francisco but still most of it energy is going up to the marin county coast license there so mainly north bay event so far. over in the sierra lake tahoe pretty much rainfall down at lake level. snow levels are way up high around 8,000 feet. rainfall total over the last 24 hours growing now nearly half inch up in mount saint helena. third inch at santa rosa. third inch at san francisco and of course these total will grow because there will be more wri
about 8:00 last night. this is what our sources are telling us. the man has a southern california address. he tried to board a southwest flight to los angeles. he was going through the checkpoint here when tsa inspectors noticed suspicious items in the bin where he put his carry-on bag. they found components of an ide. an improvised explosive device, a watch with wires, fuses and a toggle switch. all the components were there except for the explosives. they then look at his boots and he suffered layers into his boots just like the shoe bomber richard reid had done. they notified sheriff's deputies who took him into custody. they examined the material. the f.b.i. was notified. sheriff's office tells us the manlaims it was an art, a piece of art. we are still trying to find more details about this story but that the very latest here from oakland international airport. >> cheryl: at san francisco international airport there were weather flight delays. there were delays on flights arriving this morning from the northwest where the weather is already wetter. >> kristen: we're not dryin
freezing as high as 7500 feet. as sandy can tell us it will change when the temperatures are expected to drop in the sierra. >>> wree learning more about the -- we are learning more about the man arrested. the security administration believed the man tried to pass bomb materials through security. abc7 news reporter h ama date is live with what we learned about the suspect. >> reporter: jeffrey mcgann is being held in the santa resaw jail. it is to make a destructive device. he says what he was carrying through the airport was something very different. abc7 news has learned 49-year-old jeffrey mcgann told investigators he was an artist and carrying art work through oakland international airport last night. not components that could be used to make a bomb as police believe. we did some digging into his background and found a website and he appears to be in creative media. his linked in profile says he an executive creative director and producer for generator content in the greater los angeles area. click on the company's link and you are out of luck. mcgann was arrested while going thro
-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. jeans sz. >> u.s. nraev is punishing the seal team 6 including one who is on the mission that killed osama bin laden. for helping a redwood city company develop a new video game. electronic arts or ea for short produced medal of honor war fighter and began distributing the game last month. the seals work as consultant on the project and received letters of reprimand and pay cut in half for 2 most. rear admiral wrote this. we don't tolerate the policy that govern who we are and what we do as sailors in the united states navy. >>> well president obama thanked his chicago campaign staff on wednesday for making tuesday victory possible. mr. obama told the staff because of what they had done it means the work he is doing is important and he choked up. [applause]. >> he told his staff they will do amazing things in their life and their journey is just beginning. the campaign released the video. mitt romney campaign left one image behind. office of the president elect. designed with the hope of romn
before he was hit and killed. amy hollyfield joins us from the montgomery street with -- -- station where mo. >> reporter: it was a rough day for commuters, crowds, confusion. people who use public transition seem to take things in stride well they make quick decisions. they handled it well, one thing they like information. they like to know what is going on. commuters had to do serious zig -- zigzagging through san francisco how late are you? >> about 45 minutes. >> as far as west portal they had to reroute to balboa park and we had to ride here probably about an extra hour added to my commute. >> reporter: muni service was shutdown after train hit a man in the tunnel. >> it appears someone was walking in between embarcadero and montgomery station on a catwalk. that's where contact was made. >> reporter: officials don't know why the man was on the tracks. everyone onboard the train that hit him is okay. while police tried to figure out why this happened, muni tried to deal with stranded commuters. bart gave free rides to beam within the city limits. muni added extra bus. >> we have as ma
storm dropped down from the gulf of alaska. brought us rain. snow to the sierra a.let's check out the doppler. showers are beginning to redevelop. they are coming in from the north and we are even seeing some snow as you take a look here we have been seeing some snow just north of clear lake here. pink is the mixed precipitation. blue is actual snow that is falling. let's pan around. i'll show you where it is raping right now. we have very lit showers around dillon beach road. bodega bay. jenner out to see bass total. down to monterey bay. they picked up pretty heavy rain but it is actually mixed precipitation in the big sur mountains. we is he colder air moving in. lightning strike off the coast. no thunderstorms reported here in the bay area but still a threat. chain control on all roads leading to the lake tahoe area right now. not done with the snow or the rain by any stretch of the imagination and we may even be talking about snow here over our local peak. back with the full look at the forecast make sure you have your umbrella long coat and boot when you head out
using tracking dog to comb the streets of san jose neighborhood where 7-year-old isaac nash here he is. isaac has asthma and doesn't always carry hisen hailer. now he is four feet tall. 125 pounds. he was wearing a school uniform with a white polo shirt an blue pants and wearing a gray backpack at the time. he was last seen at 2:00 p.m. at the playground at grant elementary school that's at north tenth street near japan town. search continues now for young isaac nash. seven years old. missing without his inhaler and he has asthma. >> well now to new information about a security scare at oakland international airport. transportation security administration thought an artist water carrying material to make a bomb and tonight that man is talking about what happened. vick lee has the story. >>reporter: this is what it looks like. jeffrey's lawyer says it's a piece of art that his client designed. >> jeff has created dozens of them. given them to friend. business associates. nieces. nephew. >>reporter: if art is truly in the eye of the beholder the tsa and the sheriffs bomb squ
a helicopter which illuminating the hillside. they used a he can-seeking mechanism -- a heat seeking mechanism. >> they found a heat source on the side of the hill. we had our rescue team repel down the hill to look for where the chp stated they saw the heat source and we found nothing. we have the sheriff dive team out here. >> it was very slippery. some of his men started to slip down the hill. they were tethered. the dive team is going into the water and two members will look around. it is unknown at this point how long they will be in the water. this is something they are used to and it is an all volunteer team. the fact that it is raining out and it is dark means nothing. once they get underwater they will try to find this victim. this quarry is filled with water . in some areas it is estimated to be between 40 and 80 feet. there is no current. it is surrounded. dive teams from the alameda county sheriff's department will be going in shortly. unknown how long they will be in the water. john alston, abc news. >> thank you. rain is coming down now in oakland and across much of the bay area.
travelers all morning. >> reporter: it has been a headache. we are used to fog, but this is lower than normal, that's why there are so many problems here and it is lynn gathering. a lot of people that we met today who put off going back until today are regetting it. you can hear the planes at sfo today, you just kasi them. >> i'm flying from sfo to -- santa barbara, our flight got cancelled due to the fog. now i'm going to miss all my classes today. >> reporter: christian is trying to get to santa barbara those are the trips most impacted short haul trips up and down the west sews there are so many they had to cancel because of fog. -- >> in foggy conditions we are required to space out the airport further. -- the aircraft further. >> reporter: passengers thought there would be a problem when they saw the fog on the way. >> traffic, fog, bad. very bad today. >> reporter: planes were also late getting into sfo these passengers sat on the runway in vegas for half an hour. >> they said it was foggy here. >> reporter: some flights were delayed as long as an hour and 10 minutes. still other
district use network of web cam to monitor critical creek and rivers around the county. manager and public can see where storm drains get clogged and alert crew so that they can clear the debris and prevent any flooding. >> this is the live picture of the pay bridge and extra precaution being taken to make sure the heavy equipment working on the new span does not topple in the windy storm coming our way. of heather tonight with the story you will is he only on abc 7 news. >> tidal water already a problem at the easten of the bridge with possible deluge expected tonight cal-trans contractor are getting ready. >> we are expecting pretty heavy written over the next 5 days. so we don't want weather to impact the construction schedule so we did as much as we can during the dry weather so when the rain comes we are ready and work can go on according to plan. >>reporter: even in dry weather hoses pump tidal water off excavation site one section at a time for concrete pour engineers worried rain and bay world trade center could undermine this cement wall so today more hoses and special self sta
avoid the beach today. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> eric thomas joins us from sfo where we just got new numbers on the scope of flight cancellations and delays. >> reporter: the wind is picking up out here so far it hasn't been to the 50 or 60 mile hour they feared. they thought that would cause delays of up to 226 minutes. we have some delays, but we have many more cancellations. in fact, sfo says more than 60 flights have been cancelled, due to the storm most short haul flights up and didn't the west coast. pictures of those boards showing cancellations here. fresno, santa barbara and boise, that's where with the flights have been cancelled. they will be combined with other flights so passengers will get to where they are going. only about fewer than a half dozen flight delays most of them in the 15 to 30 minute range not the 226 minute range that the faa first projected. what we are hearing is maybe later this afternoon as things begin to build, sfo could say delays of up to an hour maybe two hours. the advice is the same as it always is, call ahead to your airline, find out what
and a place to sit and wait for news. the cleanup effort involves heavy equipment and residents using their gardening tools. some giving into it and tackling it in their flip-flops. >> i'm speechless. >> reporter: take a look at this live picture of the mess the good news is evacuated residents have been cleared to go back to their homes if they can get to them. it has been tough to find your way around this mud, it is a hassle, thick, messy hassle. they tell me they've towed one car out of this mess, they've moved two they don't have a good count of how many more they are tying get out. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. -- >>> a lot of folks were late for school or work today. live look at sky 7 hd at the neighborhood, my goodness, this is the hillside that partially washed away and sent a torrent of mud to the streets below. >> you can see all those homes directly impacted. some thought the water tank above them broke. now officials are telling us, that is not the case. terry mcsweeney continues our coverage. terry is it? >> reporter: san mateo fire got a call 4:20 this morning, water and
but that was a cover for using hallucinogenic drugs. mcphee talked about his april arrest in a you tube video. >> 66-year-old man who would never expect 42 armed soldiers and police to storm into his property in riot gear. never happened. sure it will never happen again. in fact i have never had an incounter with the police on any negative level. >>reporter: he left mcphee in 1994 before it was sold to intel 2 years ago for more than 7 billion dollars. since then he started this company 2010 with operation in belize. the company is trying to produce commercial all natural antibiotics. now back in april mcphee was arrested there for unlicensed drug manufacturing. that's what he was talking about on the you tube video. charges were dropped. they claim he used drugs an was becoming increasingly with drawn from his friends. shortly before this murder. now in phone calls and e-mails to a are the rower from wired mcphee knows nothing about the shooting and that he may have been the intended target. he says he's hiding in belize and will not turn himself in. a lot of information developing on thi
engineers inspected the hill residents were allowed back inside their homes. >> somebody must be watching us upstairs. before my wife prays a lot. >> fortunately the debris didn't impact homes directly just the streets and cars parked around the area. >>reporter: mud had buried the cars up to the tires and owner cost do fog about it. >> i had my deductible to take care of. hopefully the city will cover my deductible. >> car to be washed down and with muddy want a new car. >>reporter: eventually they were towed away. insurance adjuster now have to inspect the damage. residents left with unstable hillside that could crumble if it starts to rain. >> that hill could come down any moment because we have this the second tame. >>reporter: tomorrow very early in the morning crew begin shoring up the hill hillside. they want to stabilize the hill before it starts to rain. in daly city, abc 7 news. >>> so what to do? car owner whose suffer damage in the pipe break and flood can get reimbursed for any repair bills or replacement costs. first they need to check their insurance obviously. policy
. the chief with the fire department joining us as this wraps up. tell us what happened? >> the water department was digging with a backhoe ruptured a 6 to 8 inch high pressure gasline when he evacuated the building. just set up lines just closed off the street and precaution stopped traffic. >> reporter: how dangerous is the line? >> it is high pressure we are lucky the wind wasn't blowing everything was going straight up we wanted a perimeter get an idea where the gas was. when he evacuated this building they said they had a heavy smell of gas if the basement. with the readings it wasn't dangerous, we don't take precaution. we had to evacuate >> reporter: that building is the abc7 news studio and embarcadero closed between green and broadway. can you tell us when everything will be cleared up? >> it -- we are picking up now and open up everything momentarily. >> reporter: chief, thank you. good news out here. the incident lasting under an hour. scary gas leak that did force evacuations and road closures, now cleared. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> the mad dash to the finish line in
. former fbi agent calls the donation suspicious. >> a little sues pir us depends on when made and relationship with the police department. looks like l way to buy them off. but something like this on murder case is tough to buy off an investigation. >>reporter: mcphee not affiliated with the company he founded since 1994. tonight santa clara base company has no comment about the murder investigation. live in san francisco tonight, the abc 7 news. >> thanks a lot. tonight family of bay area marine trying to understand why he was shot and killed by police. of centers palm springs insist they had no choice but to open fire killing 22-year-old corporal allen of san jose early saturday morning. lillian is in the newsroom with latest on the story. >> allen was stationed in twentynine palms about an hour away from palm springs where he and his friends went out friday night. evening took a tragic turn. during 4 years with the marine corporal allen was sent over seas including a deployment to afghanistan. which is why his sudden death over the weekend makes it so hard to proces
the freeway shootout where john was just reporting from. a police sergeant willed to us the two incidents are not related. police were called to the scene around 9:30 tonight. they are talking with witnesses and trying to gather clues right now. about 10 minutes later police were called to a hit and run just two blocks away. a truck slammed into a car. the sky 7hd shot shows the car jamented -- m gentlemanned under the front of the truck. one person was injured. police do not know if the two incidents are connected. we have crews in oakland following these breaking news stories. a busy night in oakland. we will have any updates as soon as they are available. >>> the night before thanksgiving has taken on a name of its own. cops refer to it as black wednesday when a rush of college students home for the holidays head out to the bars to meet friends. alan wang is live where extra officers are on patrol tonight. alan? >> carolyn, police say black wednesday is quickly becoming one of the most popular drinking nights of the year, second to new year's eve. here in palo alto things are just star
on top of this truck here in newark as the storms continue throughout the week. please e-mail us your photos. you can also share them on our facebook page or twitter feed. >> we will get as many on the air as we can. stay with abc news for continuing coverage as the series of storms moves in. live coverage continues at 4:30 a.m. with abc7 morning news and we will have live updates for you all day long. >>> highway 880 is now open, though inspectors are on the scene evaluating the marina boulevard overpass. it may be examined by two crushed cars that fell off the back of a truck 2:30 this afternoon. inspectors had to shutdown two lanes on 880 while they investigated. those lanes reopened in the last hour. a couple of cars actually crashed into those crushed cars that fell off the truck. one lane on marina boulevard remains closed as inspectors continue to do their work, but traffic is moving once again. >>> and late today prison officials denied parole for one of the kidnappers. now fred woods seen in prison abducted school children in 1976. they drove them to a quarry in livermore and
. firefighters used a ladder, a truck to search for people on the upper floor of one building. the explosion sent brick and glass trying through the downtown street. springfield is an hour west of boston. one witness heard loud explosion before knock down on the other side of the store. >> san bruno family was in a r returning home after a morning of shopping and tonight a family member tells us 2 are dead, 4 others injured along with chp officer. of john with more on holiday tragedy. >> shopping trip ended in a horrifying rollover crash on highway 101 north near embarcadero road. strewn along the freeway were gifts with the tag still on them. relatives tell abc 7 news that the family left the home in san bruno around 11:30 last night to two shopping in gilroy. they were buying gifts to take become to independent why for the upcoming wedding of 24-year-old daughter who was killed in the crash. >> somewhere in this area. maybe gilroy or somewhere exactly i don't know yet. because they were going to go to independent why for marriage. >>reporter: friends relative arrived at stanford medi
of the policy research institute. he is going to be joining us in the studio for election night coverage next tuesday, your voice, your vote. hope you can be with us for all the returns and analysis. >> surprisingly most inmates on california's death row are against proposition 34. why? that is because if it passes it would change inmate's access to lawyers. the state would still pay for lawyers for appeals but those lawyers would not be require to file habeas corpus petitions as they do now. opponents say if inmates want to get convictions overturned they have a better chance if they are sentenced to death rather than life because they have more legal assistance available to them. >> a lot more to get to. a political firestorm in san bruno. the governor defends the state public utility commission but some homeowners beg to differ. how do you evacuate a giant sea otter? >> we've got only a warmup coming our way. we may see record high temperatures next week. i'll show you how warm it will be in my accu-weather forecast coming up. >> dan: also tonight, the teenager that will make you dizzy as
. . >> amy hollyfield joins us with more on the developing story. >> reporter: i just spoke with the police chief he says his officers can't believe the artillery they found in the home. there were automatic weapons in there, one had a clip that would hold 100 rounds it was loaded. what they had far out-powers what the police have. they got the call 4:30 this morning to go to the neighborhood. police found four people inside the home. they also found marijuana, guns and a lot of ammunition. they arrested four people and say two are confirmed members of the taliban gang here menlo park. there's a shooting in that neighborhood a week ago which also involved the taliban gang. police say they a gang problem in the bell haven neighborhood. >> we put extra bike patrols out, we are going to be putting extra foot patrols in the area. we have to see what happens next. we are taking it very serious. >> reporter: police held a town hall meeting about this issue. they had a good turnout, people are very concerned. police get the impression that many are terrified when those four people were shot a week
announced the pastor of the school is stepping down. lillian kim is live at the school with reaction for us. lillian? >>reporter: carry lip, the resignation is effective medley and there are no plans to reassign him in a position as pastor. diocese of san jose won't say why father lou lieu was stepping down but it's one month after incident that left parents outraged. during the school festival fundraiser when a group of parents noticed that a former parent and registered sex offender was volunteering at the event. tj was among a handful of parents who urged the priest to do something but the pastor resisted and told the parents to be compassionat compassionate. >> we tried to explain that to the priest. we are your foundation. parishioners looking out for the children. we have to. and it just seemed lake he should have medley felt the same way. >>reporter: father lou kept referring to a letter the man had allowing him to attend such events where children were present. diocese released the 2-year-old letter tonight but covered up the critical part of who signed off on it. bishop
up, it is only 11:00 in the morning. terry mcsweeney joins us from san francisco international. >> reporter: 60,000 people expected to fly out of sfo today that is like filling up candlestick park and telling everybody to go to the airport and fly somewhere it has been an ebb and flow all morning right now you see virgin america, nobody there there was a rush earlier i hope i'm not jinxings anything when i say things so far going smoothly. this morning a rush, long lines, nothing unexpected on this day before thanksgiving. we met one woman hoping to avoid the rush who arrived 7:30 last night for her 6:30 flight this morning. >> i thought there was going to be lines and a lot of people. turns out they are not open yet. >> reporter: long lines come and go by 9:00 terminal 2 looks like it does most days. >> although we have heavy pang loads today, we are getting them out -- heavy passenger loads today we are getting them out and they are moving on to their holiday destination. >> reporter: flight after flight arriving earlier than scheduled an indication that things were smooth at
. if there is a fire call 91 immediately. don't try to put it out. you can't use water because the oil. make sure it's not frozen and make sure you leave plenty of room once you put the turkey in to allow the water to rise. in san francisco it took seven hours to restore power to the safeway market in the marina district. only that store was affected by an outage. a blown transformer forced dozens of shoppers out. lyanne melendez has the story. >> customers arrived at the marina safeway only to find the lights out. this is cellphone video. they had to navigate their way through the ales. >> it's really dark. >> it's very dark. you can't seen see the . this stuff i couldn't find. you had to pinpoint wait flashlight. >> the power outage occurred after a transformer blew leaving everyone in the dark. cash registers were still working because they were powered by a generator. >> trying to find things in the dark was interesting. somebody helped me, it worked out okay. >> there were long lines everywhere, perhaps a sign that the economy is recovery. at this honey baked store they had to wait a long time
from us, but because of what was taken from everyone else. >> police say bartley was murdered over a robbery. >>> we are getting ground video that reveals the incredible devastation brought by super storm sandy. these are pictures from an amusement park of the barrier islands off staten island. there is just nothing left. rollercoaster rides that stood for 75 years are twisted metal now. however new york city is pushing forward. the city's annual marathon will be held on sunday as scheduled. the race makes light of the suffering, but supporterses -- supporters say it brings in money that the city desperately need. money affected by sandy say they just want to get home. this was the expressway after an evacuation order was lifted. look at all of the cars. of course you need gas to drive and that is in short supply because of sandy. people are waiting in line more than three hours to buy some gas from the stations that have power to even operate. the walt disney company has announced a $2 million contribution to the victims of super storm sandy. >> we are doing everything we can incl
>> u.s. postal service selected san francisco as starting point for a new service for internet shoppers like amazon and wal-mart.com. post office begins same day delivery for on line purchases made from local retailers. starts in san francisco december 12th at price of 10 dollars and if it works it will expand next year to cities like boston, chicago and new york. >>> before you head out to shop on black friday be sure to check out 7 news.com and we compiled a list of stores 4. also browse their black friday sales ads. all right there on our web site for you. you will find it under see it on tv. >> big change is coming to the golden gate bridge. many of us aren't prepared for. toll takers no longer man the booth and bridge will rely solely on electronic tolling. heather explains how it will work. >>reporter: by march of next year golden gate bridge toll takers and the cash they collect will be gone. >> no cash will be accepted in the toll lanes. >>reporter: no cash. no stopping. the bridge district says it will save millions of dollars and traffic should move better th
average. joining us to talk about is the numbers and with a administrators is doing about is the spokesperson, is troy flint. >> thanks for having me. >> cheryl: 26.6%, you must be doing a lot to address the issues? >> it's one of the most critical issues. districts across the country particularly urban districts. there is no one comprehensive solution. we're attacking it from null of angle that has address the social components that gets kids disenchanted with schools. >> cheryl: you have a different population in schools especially as they progress? >> we are predominantly low income district, 70% of our students qualify for free lunch program. as you elementary to middle, it increases. poverty is a factor in some of these negative outcomes but it shouldn't be did he term in an event. that is determinant. so that is why we are drying trying a address these issues. >> cheryl: can you give me some examples? >> one factor that we have identified is the literacy score how proficient they are in english language and arts. that you can identify an impact as early as third grea
. >> terry mcsweeney joins us live at mission bay. >> reporter: the regents are meeting in this building behind me. a short time ago, a number of people in the room there, not necessarily students, disrupted it they came up and started shouting, the regents were cleared from the room. protesters were told to stop or they would be he courted out they left on their own. -- it is not just inside, they are making noise outside too many take a listen. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> reporter: the signs say roll back debt and free public educating. this follows a sleep-out protesters spending the night out here. the regents are meeting in the building behind me a from where the protesters were gathering. earlier this week they backed off a vote on plans to increase fees for graduate professional greece statewide. a protester says he's a grad student we'll hear his concerns and follow that with uc's side. >> asking people to pay $13,000 per year to go to school is way too much. it has gone up three times in the last 10 years. >> we did not have an increase this year, 45% of our students don't pay at all. if you
fromdixvn day is here. the rest of us will begin to vote in the next few hours. mitt romney just finished speaking in mancheffer, new hampshire. many pundits notice a difference, romney is more uplifting andop mystic, compared to earlier in the campaign. >> but it is also the depth of our shared conviction that has made me strive even more to be worthy of your support and to campaign as i would govern, to speak for the aspirations of all americans. >> reporter: mitt romney will campaign in cleveland ohio, and pittsburgh, pennsylvania, on election day tomorrow. meantime, the political intrigue continues over another bit of election-day activity in california. who is contributing to a huge infusion of cash, into the political committee opposing governor brown's proposition 30? this is even after state campaign finance regulators revealed the major source of funding for that tax measure, designed to help the schools. nanet miranda is in sacramento with the story. >> reporter: after a legal battle that almost ended up at the u.s. supreme court, the arizona-based americans for responsible lead
, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> the u.s. house and senate intelligence committees will meet to figure out how to move forward in the cia seek scandal. sex scandal. they want to know why they were not informed what was going on earlier and if there was a breech in anyway connected to it. david petraeus resigned friday. he admitted an affair with paula broadwell. this is the first video of broadwell since the scandal broke. she is back this washington at her brother's home. broadwell was investigated for threatening a friend of petraeus, jill kelley. they uncovered a -- they discovered a relationship between her and another top military leader, general john alan. they found 20,000 to 30,000 e-mails. some were flirtatious. alan will stay in command of u.s. forces in afghanistan. though a promotion to the leader of nato forces is on hold for the time being. much more on the petraeus sex scandal coming up on "nightline" right after this newscast at 11:35. >>> well, it should be a decent-sized catch as crab season officially gets under way tomorrow. but prepare to pay a bit more. john alston ha
thud blocked all three lanes of pine beautiful buchanan landed on this mercedes whose owner told us she bought the car three months ago. the tree looks to have shallow roots which is common for this type of tree. it also makes it vulnerable to high winds. we spoke to the owner of that mercedes, she said she called the city to find out if the city owns the tree and is liable for the damage? the city told her, her insurance company will have to find out. toe man roman, abc7 news. >>> -- sonoma county, katie marzullo in petaluma that was under a flash flood warning for hours. >> reporter: this morning there was. this is willowbrook creek, two things, one how hard the rain is coming down and how high the water is flowing in this creek. if you want to know what it normally looks like here you have to ask someone who saw it just yesterday. >> from yesterday 4 1/2 feet, yesterday we were seeing ground, grass and puddles. >> reporter: it is behind his office building, he knew the rain was coming, the volume of water that appeared so suddenly was still a surprise at least the water is staying in
rosa correct for us. allen? >>reporter: we are watching a graduate rise in the water of santa rosa creek but so for no threat of flooding. it has been coming down steadily and we are beginning to see the winds pick up but we haven't seen the hard pounding rain. then again it's still early. it's the first down tree of the night for this sonoma county road crew. this one fell acrosses side road just east of the town of windsor around 6:00 o'clock. >> over sat asian. old oak tree they are big. once the water up in the leaves the weight tips them over. >>reporter: crew lacking at long busy night ahead. >> wind picks up with the storm that's coming in and the rain picks up everything soaking in and loading up in the tree they will start toppling. >>reporter: this area is expected to bear the brunt of the rain from now through the weekend. santa rosa has a well designed drainage system to handle heavy floods just in case the city emergency operation center is ready for a crisis. >> west of the city of santa rosa there's problems. you get low level flooding and again to south west
that they use to clean the apparatus afterwards. it had a catastrophic failure. >> the fire department responded with three different hazmat teams. no one needed medical care. >>> more breaking news tonight. in the east bay, the body of a man was found not far from the uc berkeley campus. the man in his earlywenties was discovered about 250 feet down a hill off grizzly peak boulevard. that's just north of the campus. uc police say it appears the man fell, but they are not ruling anything out. the discovery follows a report of a missing person just an hour and a half earlier. >>> a registered 6 offender was caught volunteering at a south bay catholic school. it is illegal for a sex offender to be on school grounds. in this case he had permission from the church. leslie brinkley is live at st. francis cabrini church to explain why he had that kind of permission. >> that's exactly the question being asked by a lot of people here tonight. you can see the church behind me, the school adjacent to it. i talked to a lot of parents as they came out to pick up kids tonight. they knew nothing about this in
. firefighters at the scene told us somebody may have put too much eucalyptus oil on the sauna rock. nobody was taken to the hospital. >>> neighborhood watch program in oakland is investing in technology to help fight crime crimes. neighbors installed infrared camera along the street here. camera stream the content to cloud base server and if there's a crime neighbors can easily access the video from any computer. camera record day and night. >> never again will we allow a criminal to enter or leave our neighborhood undetected. >> any time you can bring that that he willment into and for the investigation that's very valuable. >> this year oakland has seen a 26 percent rise in home burglary. 78 percent rise in car break-ins. >>> san jose police looking for 2 robbers who got more than they bargain for when jewelry store owner opened fire on them this morning. 2 armed men entered the store at the intersection of king and story road at 10:15 and demanded items from the female owner. instead she fired at the robers who run outside and escaped in a dark colored suv. nobody was injured in th
to iowa one more time to ask for your vote. i came back to ask you to help us finish what we've started. >> the next president of the united states. >> the romneys also went back to the state where it started for them. their final stop, manchester, new hampshire. also a target state. >> the question of this election comes town to this. do you want four more years like the last four years? >> your hometown chicago bears good enough to win the super bowl? >> yes, they are. >> earlier tonight candidates appeared on monday night football. while millions of voters heard their candidates talk about their favorite teams during halftime. >> do you have a favorite team. >> new england patriots. i take full responsibility for their two super bowl wins. reporter: polls indicate a dwight -- tight race. the ten residents of the town cast their ballots of midnight eastern time. five to the president, five went to mr. romney. >> mr. romney's appearance in new hampshire tonight was going to be his final campaign rally, but he since decided to campaign in iowa and pennsylvania tomorrow. >> carolyn: our
jose area. the rain is not through with us just yet. live doppler 7hd will be tracking more showers for the morning commute. i will be back with the details coming right up. >> thanks very much. >>> developing news, two children trick-or-treating in the rain were hit by a car in santa rosa. police say there were adults with the children who tried to stop them from entering a crosswalk and running into the path of a car. a four-year-old girl and a ten-year-old boy were hit. now, the good news here is they are expected to recover. the driver stopped at the scene on north dutton avenue and we are told is cooperating with police. >>> new at 11:00, san francisco police just released new images of the arsonists caught in the act of torching a muni bus. the crowd of revelers turned violent after the world series victory in detroit. ama dates is live in san francisco. >> carolyn, the giants celebrations are officially over at civic center plaza, but work for police is not as they try to find people who set fire to a muni bus over the weekend in celebration. they warned that that kind of beh
passenger transit vehicle. that's him in action. police say diaz used a skate board to break windows on the edge of the bus. side of the bus. they credit help from the public in argue diaz after the pictures i showed you were put all over television. 2 other men were arrested earlier this week for vandalizing the same bus. also set on fire following last month giants world series win. police say they are looking for at least 2 other men in this case. >>> moraga school board president has abruptly resigned after hours winning reelection on tuesday. the cocoa times reports that the district superintendent e mailed parents last night about dexter resignation. officials say it's effective medley. school district has been criticized for its handling of a sex abuse lawsuit suing the district for covering up the claims of sexual abuse years ago by 2 of the teachers. it is in response to her lawsuit the district said the own care lessness or negligence may have played a role in what happened. on wednesday the school district apologized for that and directed the attorney to withdraw
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